October 24, 2014
By Joe McLean
Etienne Papineau, a member of Golf Canada's Development Team, is the latest winner of the Alexander of Tunis first held in 1950.
The Tunis is the first major men's tournament held each year in Golf Quebec's Triple Crown and for the first time was held at the Camelot Golf & Country Club in Cumberland, Ontario. Up until Rideau View Country Club joined the Tunis rotation last year, the event has rotated annually between the Ottawa Hunt & Golf, Rivermead and Royal Ottawa golf clubs.
His win didn't come easy as he was trailing Camelot President Scott Ray heading into the par 5 - 16th hole by 4 strokes. With his ball safely on the fairway, the 18 year old waited for the green to clear and then launched his second shot onto the putting surface. He then proceeded to make his eagle putt, closing the gap on Mr. Ray to 2 strokes. When Mr. Ray finished his round with two bogies on the 17th and 18th holes, he, along with Etienne and Pierre-Alexandre Bedard, were off to a sudden win playoff on the…
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